Trend Micro InterScan Proxy-Authorization information disclosure

interscan-proxyauthorization-info-disc (48681) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

Trend Micro InterScan Web Security Suite and Trend Micro InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by improper handling of the Proxy-Authorization header when basic authorization is enabled. By persuading a victim to connect to a third-party website using Windows Media Player, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain the proxy username and password and other sensitive information.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.6
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 2.1
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Feb 09 2009 - 07:30:09 CST : Trend micro - IWSVA/IWSS - Authorization module password leak.
  • Trend Micro Web site: InterScan Web Security Suite - Trend Micro USA.
  • Trend Micro Web site: InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance v3.1 - Trend Micro UK.
  • BID-33687: Trend Micro Interscan Web Security HTTP Proxy Authentication Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-0612: Trend Micro InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance (IWSVA) 3.x and InterScan Web Security Suite (IWSS) 3.x, when basic authorization is enabled on the standalone proxy, forwards the Proxy-Authorization header from Windows Media Player, which allows remote web servers to obtain credentials by offering a media stream and then capturing this header.
  • OSVDB ID: 52018: Trend Micro InterScan Web Security Multiple Products Proxy-Authorization Header Remote Information Disclosure
  • SA33891: Trend Micro InterScan Web Security "Proxy-Authorization" Information Disclosure
  • SECTRACK ID: 1021716: InterScan Web Security Suite Discloses Proxy-Authentication Password

Platforms Affected:

  • Trend Micro InterScan Web Security Suite 2.5
  • Trend Micro InterScan Web Security Suite 3.1
  • Trend Micro InterScan Web Security Virtual Appliance 3.1

Reported:

Feb 09, 2009

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